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MAESTRO tape reel box labelled 'McLeod's dissertation', belonging to Stan Davey

MAESTRO tape reel box labelled 'McLeod's dissertation', belo...

Stan Davey and Jan Richardson collection
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Audio equipment packaging
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West Australian Flora No.3

West Australian Flora No.3

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Western Australia, Australia
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Janie Craig
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Technical drawing for a Percival aircraft titled

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Dr Robert C Percival collection
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Technical drawings
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Mr Edgar W. Percival
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Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 7

Sketches of Tommy's life - At the Base - No 7

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Paris, France
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Letter from 'Nephew & Cousin George' to 'Aunty, Uncle & Enid', written at sea on 28 November 1941

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Enid Treadgold collection
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Five Dock, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr William R. Glover
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1941
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'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

'California' & 'West Virginia' in Sydney Harbour 23/7/25

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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United States Navy
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1925
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Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Thong Thrown at Owner of the First Victa.....

Geoff Pryor collection no. 2
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Cartoons
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Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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Mr Geoff Pryor
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1989
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Historic Houses - Faith, Hope and Charity. Kingscote, K.I.

Historic Houses - Faith, Hope and Charity. Kingscote, K.I.

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Kingscote, Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Ocean Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Ocean Beach, Sorrento, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sorrento, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Cave Gardens Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

Cave Gardens Cave, Mt Gambier, SA

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Postcard featuring a colour vignette of the S.S. Curl Curl in a harbour

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Manly, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Cardboard sign for coriander from market garden stall

Chai Vang and Por Ye collection
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Signs
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Dancing

Dancing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Nguiu, Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Anne M. Munkara
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Certificate

Certificate

Nettie McColive collection
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Prize certificates
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Hawker, South Australia, Australia
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Country Women's Association
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1946
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Map of Orient line routes

Map of Orient line routes

Ben Chifley collection no. 3
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Documents
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Postcard featuring a coloured print of the Australian flag, with an inset photograph of a company of troops standing to attention

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Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959-1963

Emanuel Family photograph album of Go Go Station, about 1959...

Emanuel Family collection
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Fitzroy River, Western Australia, Australia
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1959
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Young man in a suit standing beside an outdoor seat

Young man in a suit standing beside an outdoor seat

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Letter

Letter

Anne Stockton collection no. 1
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Shantou, China
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1935
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Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

Painting depicts a crocodile and other creatures

J Davidson collection no. 3
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Bark paintings
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Yirrkala, East Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Mungurrawuy Yunupingu
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1966
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The old homestead at Gold Vale

The old homestead at Gold Vale

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Bathurst Island, Northern Territory, Australia
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Nilus Kerinaiua
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Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Anti-Warism at a University: suggestions for Change

Elsie Gare collection no. 1
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Pamphlets
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Mr Gregg Landy
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Convict love token from T. Niundy, 1839

Convict love token from T. Niundy, 1839

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Pencil drawing in Papunya style by unknown Pintupi artist, 1971

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Papunya Art 2008 collection
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Pencil drawings
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Papunya, Central Australia, Northern Territory, Australia
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1971
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Photograph sleeve

Photograph sleeve

Springfield Merino Stud collection
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Covers
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Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietnamese refugees to Australia in 1978

Motor Fishing Vessel Hong Hai, which transported 38 Vietname...

Tran Thi Nga collection
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Fishing boats
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An-Hoa, Kien Gaing, Vietnam
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Captain Van S. Truong
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1969
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Cooktown, Queensland, Australia
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Algonketchup
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Convict love token from Valentine Castings, 1838

Convict love token from Valentine Castings, 1838

Timothy Millett collection
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Convict love tokens
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Sugar-loaf Rock

Sugar-loaf Rock

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Postcards
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Auckland, North Island, New Zealand
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensated balance

Barraud No 2/901 chronometer with Poole's auxiliary compensa...

Department of Defence collection
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Chronometers
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Prouds Ltd, Diamond Merchants & Jewellers
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1820
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Half plate field camera

Half plate field camera

Robert and Irene Goard collection
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Half plate cameras
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Horse-shoe Bend, Smythe's Creek, Great Ocean Road, Vic

Horse-shoe Bend, Smythe's Creek, Great Ocean Road, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Smythes Creek, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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George Street, Sydney

George Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Waiting at the gate

Waiting at the gate

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Jan Hendrik Scheltema
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Typescript of Pearl Faithfull's [Lady Dilke] reminiscences of Springfield

Typescript of Pearl Faithfull's [Lady Dilke] reminiscences o...

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Documents
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Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Australia to recover the bodies of aviators Anderson and Hitchcock in 1929

Diary account of the Thornycroft Expedition into Central Aus...

Sharp and Cook collection
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Diaries
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Tanami, Australia
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Mr Leslie S. Miles
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1929
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Houses of Parliament, Macquarie Street, Sydney

Houses of Parliament, Macquarie Street, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Parliament House, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Bondi Beach

Bondi Beach

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Bondi Beach, Bondi, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia
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Queenie Nangala Singleton
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Child's drawing

Child's drawing

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Drawings
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Tania Everett
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Murphy's Law

Murphy's Law

Mary Nicholson collection no. 2
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Sculptures
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North Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Mr Peter Nicholson
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1988
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The Sphinx Rock, Beechworth, Vic

The Sphinx Rock, Beechworth, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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Unadorned emu egg

Unadorned emu egg

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art (ATSIAA) collection
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Emu eggs
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission
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Manhattan Hotel, 52 Macleay St, Potts Pt

Manhattan Hotel, 52 Macleay St, Potts Pt

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Potts Point, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Royal Agricultural and Horticultural Society of South Australia 1903 'Suffolk Punch Entire'

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David Allen medals collection
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Medals
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1903
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Painting depicts two male figures

Painting depicts two male figures

Aboriginal Arts Board collection no. 2
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Bark paintings
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Western Arnhem Land, Northern Territory, Australia
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Peter Parrnimol
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George Bass Circumnavigated Tasmania 1798

George Bass Circumnavigated Tasmania 1798

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Tasmania, Australia
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1906
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It was very difficult - at first

It was very difficult - at first

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Mrs Ida Outhwaite
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Off St Kilda

Off St Kilda

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia
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1906
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HMAS Australia

HMAS Australia

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Great Britain
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Helicopter Ride with Brooksy to see My Father's Ngurra by Ken Shepherd

Helicopter Ride with Brooksy to see My Father's Ngurra by Ke...

Warakurna History Paintings collection
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Paintings
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Warakurna Community, Western Australia, Australia
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Ken Shepherd
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2011
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Arthur's seat from the pier, Dromana, Vic

Arthur's seat from the pier, Dromana, Vic

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Arthurs Seat, Victoria, Australia
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Rose Stereograph Co.
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140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

140, Horse Ferry, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1908
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Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Leary, dated 15 September 1982.

Courtroom sketch of the Chamberlain trial by Veronica O'Lear...

Veronica O'Leary collection no. 1
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Courtroom drawings
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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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Ms Veronica O'Leary
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1982
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The Tourist.

The Tourist.

Springfield - Faithfull Family collection
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Journals
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World Paracycling Championship gold medal won by paracyclist Sue Powell in Italy in 2009

World Paracycling Championship gold medal won by paracyclist...

Susan (Sue) Powell collection
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Sports medals
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With Greetings from Picton

With Greetings from Picton

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Picton, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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1907
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Neutral Bay, Sydney

Neutral Bay, Sydney

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Photographic postcards
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Neutral Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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Lyperanthus nigricans, Pterostylis turfosa

Lyperanthus nigricans, Pterostylis turfosa

Josef Lebovic Gallery collection no. 1
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Mr Josef Lebovic
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